How to Remove “Bot.exe”

What is bot.exe?


bot.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Bot encounter and it belongs to the Microsoft software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of bot.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to detect whether your system is affected by bot.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the bot.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from bot.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge
out the bot.exe malware from your system.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove bot.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2008 at 1:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2d8ff28b8a637424
4462ec8966d99735
c83a463e
8d1849131bba7671
d4bcc893bec1fdfa
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~v0
01
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 24b1b2368bb7a369
ee1e6694e3d383ac
a1632233
dacae4253c1f71c2
91c0cb48b5f7105a
Backdoor.Win
32.Rbot
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable e8c23958203bd3bc
dc24a0cb497fc2f2
f2b431d3
47c9aadc63420446
9f227af7f36f1951
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Zbot.
BPOD
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 Microsoft Executable f7ae6c5d5e59c597
93735c3be2158582
ae3c0f58
7912a28534b3d5c5
1ae3d257d22d79dd
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.YNA
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2009 at 8:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1e2eac602d40e5bd
03ec4261bb77985f
c46392d7
09022fb65cdc2ac9
c95ba3a4b4304bba
No 1.0.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable e17de5a255a255fa
ac9b52dc1a876b21
57721ccc
104a97f683517ae2
449bbfe6df6878e9
No 1.0.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable dfe84277045925e6
5bc8478dde219a73
0ac958c0
0b2d39f9b6d82453
01ad3adaf155728e
No 3, 3, 0, 0 N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 3ccb74d72e868731
30043963c19f8922
9526a4b4
615cd6bed4f0ecc5
64a68a27b5e32c91
No N/A N/A Germany
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